The European Youth Parliament Ireland is run by a National Committee (NC), which is elected on a yearly basis at our AGM in April. The NC has a meeting every two weeks and is comprised of 8 members, each of whom have a different role to carry out. Additionally, there is a sub-committee consisting of the head organisers of each of our conferences.
President | Luke Cunningham
The President organises, chairs and records the minutes of our meetings, helping to set a direction for the organisation as a whole. They also represent EYP Ireland at meetings with EYP international.
Treasurer | Ben Cunningham
The Treasurer is in charge of all things financial. They draw up our accounts at the start of each year, budgeting and divvying up our funds between our numerous events and ensuring that we have enough funding and sponsorship to continue our activities.
Human Resources Officer | Sadhbh O'Riordan
Our Human Resources officer keeps all of EYP Ireland’s members, or alumni, informed on the activities of the organisation as well as inviting them along with international alumni to participate as officials at our sessions. They organise our annual training weekend as well as social events throughout the year to keep us all in contact.
Conference Head Organiser Coordinator | Emma Bradfield
The conference head organiser coordinator liaises between the national committee and the sub-committee of head organisers. They are responsible for ensuring that all sessions run as efficiently and smoothly as possible, as well as beinging any concerns that the sub-committee may have to the attention of the national committee, and vice-versa.
Public Relations and Fundraising Officer (PROFO) | Claire O'Dowd
The PROFO maintains the external image of the organisation, and deals with any matters concerning the press and media. They are also in charge of developing and implementating the organisation's fundraising strategy.
Graphic and Web Design Officer | Emma Barry
The Graphic and Web Design Officer updates our online presence through our website and social media, and creates updated materials to advertise the organisation. They are also responsible for the logos and visual materials at our sessions.
International Officer | Conor Comiskey
The International Officer represents EYP Ireland at the Board of National Committees, which is in charge of policy and recommendations for the entire network. They are our voice for international issues, and liaise with officials from outside of Ireland at our events.
Social and Events Officer | Mary O'Connell
The Social and Events Officer organises the informal events run by EYP Ireland. They liaise between external organisations and EYP Ireland.
Head Organiser Sub-Committee
Our Head Organisers are in charged of organising their respective sessions. They lead a team of organisers who are responsible for securing venues, accommodation and the various other aspects that lead to a smooth running session.
Our Head Organisers for the upcoming sessions of EYP Ireland are as follows:
Dublin RS Head Organisers
Gabriele Rimkute and Esmée O'Connor
Connaught-Ulster RS Head Organisers
Olivia Boland and Kate Rodgers
Leinster RS Head Organiser
Zak Aboukrhes and Sara Ivers
Munster RS Head Organisers
Ali Maeve FitzGerald and Stephanie Keane
National Session Head Organiser
Dara Golden and Aidan Mamo